Job Description :
Job Title: Windows Admin/Server Consultant with VMwaren Experience
Location: Springfield, IL
Duration: 12+ Months

Experienced, process-oriented Microsoft Server administrator to function as part of the Server Engineering team as temporary staff augmentation. This is expected to be a 6-12 month engagement depending on the timing of certain critical projects. The job will be primarily normal business hours, but also provide backup and assistance off hours to support the technologies that they are primarily responsible for.

The consultant is expected to be on site for the bulk of the engagement and work under the direction of the team lead for day to day tasks and functions. They will participate in projects as assigned and provide recommendations on improvements and provide assistance with changes to the environment. For changes that the consultant will be managing, there are expectations of participating in the standard change windows for changes requiring some evening or weekend work. Time during the week can be adjusted to remain within the standard 40 hour work week.

Seeking a senior level Microsoft server administrator with desired knowledge in the following skill sets:
· Experience in troubleshooting and performance tuning Microsoft server 2008 and 2012.

· Expert level experience in troubleshooting, tuning and maintaining Microsoft Exchange 2010 and Office 365. Experience with PureMessage email filtering is a plus. Knowledge of enterprise-level email retention policies is a plus.

· Expert level knowledge in troubleshooting, tuning and maintaining VMWare ESX 5.5 environments.

· Experience in troubleshooting, tuning and maintaining Lync 2013 and Skype for Business.

· Preference given to candidates with experience migrating from on-premise Exchange and Lync to Office365 and Skype for Business.

· Understanding of enterprise-level networking including firewalls, proxy devices and email filtering devices.

· Experience participating in managed projects.